Laurine Pelassy is a French producer who until 2019 had only worked on short films. In 2019, she produced It Must Be Heaven from renowned Palestinian director Elia Suleiman, which was awarded a special mention at the Cannes Film Festival. She received her first APSA nomination as a producer of the film, which was nominated for the Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO.

Accolades

Elia Suleiman and Édouard Weil and Laurine Pelassy and Thanassis Karathanos and Martin Hampel and Serge Noël
Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2019

It Must Be Heaven

Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2019

It Must Be Heaven

Told through the director’s alter ego, Palestinian filmmaker Elia Suleiman (ES) escapes from Palestine seeking an alternative homeland. On his travels, however, he finds parallels…

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Films

It Must Be Heaven
2019

It Must Be Heaven

Palestine, Qatar, Turkey, Canada, France, Germany
2019

It Must Be Heaven

Told through the director’s alter ego, Palestinian filmmaker Elia Suleiman (ES) escapes from Palestine seeking an alternative homeland. On his travels, however, he finds parallels…

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